Fri.Mar 17, 2023

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A CIO’s 10-part guide to personal branding

CIO

In addition to showcasing your executive experience and accomplishments, effective and targeted personal branding can demonstrate thought leadership and expertise within specific domain areas, as well as make a statement about your core values, character, and attitude. It can also help you move roles, whether from an operational “keep the lights on” CIO position to a more forward-looking innovative one (or vice versa), or even a CDO, COO or CEO role.

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Will software for CFOs create a bright spot in a battered fintech market?

TechCrunch

The comedown from the venture capital boom of 2021 has shaken up much of the startup world, but the dearth of capital has shown up sharply in one particular niche: fintech. CB Insights data indicates that after reaching a peak in 2021, funding to fintech startups across the world dropped a drastic 46% to $75.2 billion from $139.8 billion a year ago.

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Building your own web application platform is locking you in

CIO

Organizations have been transitioning away from legacy, monolithic platforms as these decades-old IT systems bog down management, flexibility, and agility with their tightly entangled components. CIOs have shifted toward building their own web application platforms with a set of best-in-class tools for more flexibility, customizations, and agile DevOps.

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You can probably manufacture closer to home than you think

TechCrunch

There’s a persistent theory in hardware that manufacturing overseas is the cheaper/better/more efficient option. You manufacture there, assemble somewhere else, and finally approve and get to market in the United States. But it turns out that it’s possible to manufacture closer to home. With supply chains in the news more than ever, “nearshoring” is an option for startups; it turns out you can build in your own backyard many of the things you can build overseas, with surprising

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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7 ways to help your neurodiverse team deliver its best work

CIO

Technology work attracts neurodivergent people. So if you are leading a tech team, it’s likely that someone in your crew may be on the autism spectrum (ASD), be living with ADHD, or have an auditory processing disorder, learning disability, or other mental difference. Without the right accommodations, many neurodiverse professionals can struggle and, eventually, leave.

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Signals from space: SD-WAN marks the next stage in commercialized space-based comms

CIO

Despite popular belief, most of today’s smartphones don’t connect directly with satellites orbiting our planet. The vast majority connect to nearby cell towers rooted in the earth. For the everyday consumer, space-based communications are largely limited to phone packages for use during localized emergencies when network coverage is down, or on remote camping trips via specialized “sat” phones.

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SVB Financial files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection, says it has $2.2B in liquidity

TechCrunch

One week after trading was halted for SVB Financial and regulators took control of the holding company for Silicon Valley Bank and other subsidiaries, SVB Financial has taken the next inevitable step: today it announced that it has formally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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How Values-Based Recruitment In Tech Solves Hiring Struggles

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

You won’t attract most candidates – no matter how hard you sell or how much employer branding content you drown them in (even if it’s dipped in caramel chocolate). They’re just not your piece of cake. If candidates aren’t impatiently picking up what you’re throwing down, know this: You don’t have a funnel problem.

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Banking isn’t the only ‘single point of failure’ entrepreneurs should be rethinking

TechCrunch

Silicon Valley Bank is a good reminder that startups, often entrenched in the world of risk and scrappiness, sometimes forget to think about the obvious: single points of failure. But just like it makes sense to rely on a community-friendly bank, so does entrusting a single person to lead your business to success. Now that we’ve seen the former not really work out, perhaps it’s time to rethink the latter.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Neural Hashing: The Future of AI-Powered Search

DevOps.com

In recent years, vector embeddings have emerged as a promising technology to power information retrieval projects. Vectors use mathematics to represent words and encapsulate meaning. Combined with deep learning algorithms, you can build powerful AI search applications. However, recent advances have shown that another kind of technology – neural hashes – can outperform vectors while […] The post Neural Hashing: The Future of AI-Powered Search appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Pull Systems launches out of Up.Labs-Porsche partnership to tackle EV performance

TechCrunch

When Porsche partnered with venture studio UP.Labs , the mission was to create six startups over three years all designed to solve the German automaker’s biggest problems and be compelling enough as a standalone business it that can attract other customers. On Porsche’s list: software that helps manage and automate the performance of EVs.

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Don't Be a Big Box Nonprofit: 3 Steps to Better Donor Relationships

TechSoup

For years, many book lovers felt that Barnes & Noble was the epitome of a soulless big box store. The store prioritized cost and efficiency over readers while putting many local, independent bookstores out of business. Then Amazon supersized this approach and put Barnes & Noble on the brink of bankruptcy as the pandemic began.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: 7 VCs who are taking pitches, AI best practices, zero-based budgeting

TechCrunch

It’s too early to determine whether SVB’s downfall heralds a new era for venture capital, but based on anecdotal evidence, off-the-record discussions and chats with co-workers, it seems like we’re back to business as usual as far as pre-revenue startup fundraising is concerned. Not a scientific sampling, but I noticed that several investors signaled this week on Twitter that they remain interested in talking to founders who are still at the idea stage.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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How Database DevOps Fuels Digital Transformation

DevOps.com

In today’s real-time, hyperconnected reality, data is a core driver behind most digital strategies. User data is constantly gathered and shared across various technology backends and platforms—as is system performance data to inform engineers. Data is pivotal for everything, from generating machine learning models, refining user experiences and even supporting new data-centric services.

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Unearthly Materials claimed to have big-name investors, but they weren’t all on board

TechCrunch

Ever since they were discovered over 100 years ago, superconductors have seemed a bit magical. You might have seen one on YouTube, levitating above a pool of liquid nitrogen , shrouded in vapor as the super-chilled seventh element boils off. Or maybe you’ve been inside a much larger one that was cooled by liquid helium, generating tremendous magnetic and radio waves that allowed doctors to peer inside your body as part of an MRI.

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Authentic Leadership with Sean Georges and John Buford

Let's Grow Leaders

If you aspire to embody authentic leadership across all spectrums of your life, this episode is for you. Sean Georges and John Buford, are two former marine officers with a combined 80 years of leadership experience in military, business, nonprofit, and education. Sean and John share a simple but powerful servant leadership model with a focus on mission, and practical, fundamental, and timeless leadership concepts designed to help you understand what it means to lead in an authentic way.

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Rawr? Green Li-ion recharges with $20.5M to scale its recycling tech

TechCrunch

Green Li-ion says its battery recycling machines are the “size of a small house,” so it’s no wonder the Singapore-based startup needed to top up on funds. It’d only raised about $15 million ahead of its latest cash infusion. This week, Green Li-ion announced a $20.5 million “ pre-Series B ” round led by climate-tech investor TRIREC.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Grafana Labs Acquires Pyroscope to Add Code Profiling Capability

DevOps.com

Grafana Labs this week announced it acquired Pyroscope as part of an effort to better integrate Pyroscope’s open source continuous profiling project with the open source continuous profiling database that Grafana Labs launched last year. Richard Hartmann, director of community at Grafana Labs, said after logs, metrics and traces, continuous profiling is now the fourth […] The post Grafana Labs Acquires Pyroscope to Add Code Profiling Capability appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Deepen Customer Insights With Machine Learning Segmentation

Dataiku

According to Capgemini Research Institute, 82% of bank executives report that their teams have difficulty identifying relevant customer segments — a huge problem that can drive up major acquisition costs and significantly reduce retention rates. Insightful customer segmentation is a critical cornerstone of effective business management, marketing, and product development within consumer banking.

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Four Technologies Transforming Data and Driving Change

DevOps.com

Data is getting a facelift in 2023 courtesy of event-driven architecture (EDA). These four technologies are set to transform DevOps and IT operations over the next year–whether it be how companies make use of data or the customer experience they offer. 1. Applied Observability: A Powerful Source of Decision-Making Applied observability has been recognized by […] The post Four Technologies Transforming Data and Driving Change appeared first on DevOps.com.

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March Madness, AI Style

Crafty CTO

I’ve been trying to write a comprehensive, buttoned-up “AI Update,” covering all this month’s AI developments. But nearly every day, there’s been something new that’s at least important and sometimes game-changing. So I’m reluctantly giving up on comprehensive, and settling for selective commentary on a few of the more interesting bits.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Fargate vs. Lambda: The Battle of the Future

Dzone - DevOps

Fargate vs. Lambda has recently been a trending topic in the serverless space. Fargate and Lambda are two popular serverless computing options available within the AWS ecosystem. While both tools offer serverless computing, they differ regarding use cases, operational boundaries, runtime resource allocations, price, and performance. This blog aims to take a deeper look into the Fargate vs.

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5 Tips for Successfully Implementing Behavior-Driven Development in Your Team

Gorilla Logic

Have you ever been part of a team where tickets are hard to understand or don’t supply enough detail for the team to properly work? Experiences like these make many developers think about using Behavior-Driven Development (BDD). BDD emphasizes collaboration between developers, testers, and stakeholders to define and deliver software that meets business requirements.

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Seamless Integration of Azure Functions With SQL Server: A Developer's Perspective

Dzone - DevOps

Azure Functions Overview Azure Functions is a serverless compute service that enables developers to run code on-demand without having to worry about infrastructure. It provides an easy way to build and deploy event-driven, scalable, and cost-effective applications that can be triggered by a variety of sources such as HTTP requests, messages, and timers.

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Align, Engage and Rave: 3 Things I Wish I Knew as Chief Data Officer

Cloudera

Align everything to corporate strategy I lead data and analytics at Cloudera. We’re called Cloudera Data Analytics (CDA). How very clever. Prior to forming the group, it was imperative to understand Cloudera’s corporate strategy: corporate objectives, product strategy, go-to-market strategy, key metrics and KPI. Our CDA charter must be aligned with corporate strategy, but shouldn’t everything we do be aligned?

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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How Chat GPT-3 Changed the Life of Young DevOps Engineers

Dzone - DevOps

Chat GPT has revolutionized the field of DevOps and changed the lives of young professionals in the industry. With its advanced natural language processing capabilities, the GPT-3 language model has made it possible to create intelligent chatbots and virtual assistants that can handle complex tasks and interact with users in a more human-like way. This has opened up new possibilities for automating DevOps workflows and improving the overall efficiency of software development processes.

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How “Payment Banks” Could Prevent the Next Bank Collapse

Harvard Business Review

Silicon Valley Bank illustrates why payroll shouldn’t be stored in an institution vulnerable to bank runs.

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How To Set Up and Run Cypress Test Cases in CI/CD TeamCity

Dzone - DevOps

This article will cover how to set up and run Cypress test cases in CI/CD TeamCity. Cypress is a JavaScript-based end-to-end testing framework that can be used to test web applications. To execute Cypress test cases in a CI/CD pipeline using TeamCity, you can use the Cypress Test Runner as a build step in your pipeline. This can be configured to run the tests in a headless browser and generate test reports that can be used to track test results over time.

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